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Emadi: Ministry of Awqaf has taken the lead and followed the era of knowledge at an early date

Strategic Planning Department of Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs has organized the 2nd Excellence Award ceremony under the patronage of Minister of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs and Minister of State for Municipal Affairs Mr. Fahad Al-Shualah on Sunday morning at Salwa Hall.

The Undersecretary of Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs Eng. Farid Emadi said that Awqaf has made one of its objectives in its strategic plan for the years (2016 / 2017-2020 / 2021) is to prepare distinguished leaders. "And today we gather here in Ceremony of Professional Excellence in order to encourage outstanding employees of the ministry" said the Undersecretary.

He added that Ministry of Awqaf has followed the era of knowledge at an early date, when put aside the traditional methods and adopted the strategic planning as a future managrial approach. In order to achieve excellence and creativity. Especially as we are in an era of successive changes, where knowledge economy has become an important factor of the progress. For this, Awqaf was the first institution in the Arab and Islamic world that initiated strategic planning and put it into practice through six ambitious strategic plans. He also said that the ministry is keen to ensure that the standards of performance assessing are consistent with its aspirations and its ambitious vision, as well as meet the needs of the Kuwaiti society. On the other hand, we should not lose sight of the fact that the Holy Quran and the Sunnah of the Prophet (PBUH) call for mastery of work, with the aim to benefit Muslim society.

For his part, Director of Strategic Planning Department, Abdullah Al-Shaheen said that the announcement of the Profesional Excellence Award results is to encourage excellence, development and improvement in all elements of institutional performance, and activate mechanisms of motivation for employees. For the purpose of creating a competitive environment that will drive individual, group and institutional performance to high levels of quality and creativity that match international standards.

Al-Shaheen added that this year's award has been contested by 59 competitors, including: 8 directors, 9 monitors, 11 heads of department and 31 supervisors. Expressing his hope to increase the number of contenders for the awards in the coming years.

Source: Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs